Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The student contribution amount for this unit is fully subsidised and therefore not payable by the student.
Spring School delivery will be subject to enrolment numbers
In this unit you will develop your ability to communicate in written form in a university environment. You will gain the skills and develop strategies to plan and write academically. In particular, you will analyse assignment tasks, learn how to structure an essay, draw on your critical thinking skills, and synthesise multiple academic sources and reference these in-text.
|Unit name||Academic Writing|
Dominic Lennard, Mike Harris
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Spring school (November)||Off-Campus||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (November)||9/11/2020||30/11/2020||7/2/2021||7/2/2021|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
1. Identify and apply critical components for academic writing.
2. Plan and write in academic formats in accordance with university standards and principles.
3. Exercise critical thinking to evaluate, analyse and integrate sources into academic writing.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Two hour workshop and one hour tutorial weekly.
AT1: Annotated Essay (40%)
AT2: Essay Summary (60%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Please refer to the Co-op Bookshop links below for textbook information.
Booktopia textbook links
- Hobart, Semester 1
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Launceston, Semester 1
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Cradle Coast, Semester 1
- Cradle Coast, Semester 2
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